Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, announced the launch of a comprehensive medical examination for secondary school students using internationally approved Suposipheir / Faned for the treatment of patients with the hepatitis C virus, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, and that this drug is given to children children. Between the ages of 12 and 18 years.
According to Dr. Mohamed Ezz El Arab, head of the liver tumor unit at the National Institute of Liver, in a statement to "Egyptians", the drugs used for children and adults are two compounds in single syrup "Sophospeffer 400 ml with lidipaser 90 ml" and was used as one of the treatment protocol methods for viral genotypes. Last year it was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat children between the ages of 13 and 18. The same drugs are available to us but have been used to treat the above age groups 18 years.
He added that there are many Egyptian companies that produce this drug effectively and with the same level of security and have been used in the Egyptian market for more than three years with high efficiency, noting that it is estimated to be infected with C virus in about 5% of the population. is in the first stage and we cannot count any numbers until the end of the campaign until the end of April 2019. Because there are 27 governors, it is important not to anticipate the level of C virus in Egypt as a result of current data to develop the C virus demographic map and the incidence of infection in Egypt. All because 10 million residents have been surveyed so far 20% of the total surveyed targets are expected to survey 50 million citizens.
The head of the liver tumor unit at the National Institute of Liver, said that the 100 million health campaign is now working to achieve the first two goals of first treating patients with C virus and thus avoiding fibrosis and complications resulting from liver tumors and others, and the second as a preventative way to treat patients because they are a source of infection and transmit infection to others. , We have found that patients from the transmission of the disease are between 4 and 5 people in the vicinity, and we are waiting to analyze the results of this campaign and know the size of the real infection of the virus in Egypt, and non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, pressure and obesity is an important indicator of the budget needed for resistance This is a scientifically correct disease.
Dr. Alaa Ismail, Professor of Liver Surgery at Ain Shams University and Dean of the National Institute of Liver Disease and Endemic, confirmed that the drugs used to treat the C-1 virus were used for different age groups but at certain doses. He pointed out that the 100 million health campaign was the biggest in the whole world because Russia, America and developed countries did not care to treat their citizens for free and no country in the world carried out such campaigns, and the Egyptian people had to know that there was a will politics to eliminate disease in Egypt, he said that the disclosure was made for citizens over the age of 18 in the first stage.
Professor of liver surgery, who in previous years and when medical examinations of applicants to military colleges, especially aviation universities found no state of fitness at a high level, this campaign to eliminate C viruses and non-communicable diseases such as pressure and diabetes and obesity, and that President Abdel Fattah Sisi He is one of the sons of the Egyptian army and intelligence and is very aware of the importance of strong people who produce and defend the country is healthy.
In the same context, he pointed out that the campaign coincided with campaigns in hospitals and health care facilities to help prevent the spread of infections among people and educate citizens to wash their teeth and prevent circumcision of children in private clinics, and away from tattoos and prevent the use of injections more than once, and the importance of handling warnings and preventive measures. It was reported that there was a V-C patient in the family to protect themselves from infection and transmission, all of which were one reason that could transmit the C-virus to a healthy one.
He also appealed to the Dean of the National Institute of Liver Disease and Endemics, residents to go to check their health and treatment at the expense of the state for free, said, "by people who are not Mtbnlz … There is no justification to prevent citizens from assuring their health, "and called for the need to pay attention to awareness campaigns for citizens relating to nutrition and ethics.